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1:00am

Fri January 31, 2014
The Salt

Super Bowl Ads Go Healthy: Selling Yogurt With A Steamy Kiss

Originally published on Fri January 31, 2014 5:58 am

The Full House cast John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier are featured in Dannon's Superbowl ad.
OikosYogurt/Youtube

4:37pm

Thu December 12, 2013
Shots - Health News

If You Drank Like James Bond, You'd Be Shaken, Too

Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 8:27 am

James Bond is famous worldwide for his love of martinis and the ladies. But at six or seven drinks a day, the former was likely to hurt his odds with the latter.
Danjaq/ EON Productions

We all know James Bond had a hankering for martinis. But it looks like the international spy threw back far more Vespers, his martini of choice, than was good for him.

Dr. Indra Neil Guha, a liver specialist, and his colleagues at Nottingham University Hospital in England spent a year poring over Ian Fleming's James Bond books and tabulating how many drinks the suave spy drank a day.

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1:27am

Wed November 27, 2013
Around the Nation

More Girls Target Archery, Inspired By 'The Hunger Games'

Originally published on Wed November 27, 2013 10:32 am

Y'Jazzmin Christopher, 7, takes up target practice at Archery in the Wild in Longmont, Colo. "She used to be a really shy person, but now she's opening socially," says Alicia Christopher, Y'Jazzmin's mom, about her daughter's archery.
Grace Hood KUNC

The indoor shooting range at Archery in the Wild in northern Colorado used to be dominated by camouflage and hunters. But on this Saturday morning, the archery range is dotted with ponytails and 7-year-old girls like Y'Jazzmin Christopher.

The popularity of The Hunger Games series is fueling an interest in the sport of archery, particularly among girls. Some sporting equipment outfitters say they've seen a big boost in bow and arrow sales since the film series began in 2012.

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10:49am

Mon November 25, 2013
Business

Archery Ads Proliferate After Hunger Games 2 Opening

Release Your Wild

Were you among the Colorado crowds that helped The Hunger Games: Catching Fire haul in a record $161.1 million in its opening weekend? If you weren’t late to the theater then maybe you also caught the ad imploring you to “Get in the game — explore your passion for archery.”

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4:12am

Sun October 20, 2013
The Salt

Unleashed On Halloween, Monster Cereals Haunt Hoarders

Originally published on Mon October 21, 2013 1:11 pm

This Halloween season, the three big Monster Cereals will be joined by Frute Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy, which haven't been on the market in decades.
Dan Pashman

This Halloween season, the cereal monsters are on the loose. Count Chocula, Boo Berry and Franken Berry have consumers in their grasp — for a limited time only.

General Mills' line of "Monster Cereals" originally hit the market in the early '70s, but the company decided in 2010 they would only be available during the Halloween season.

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